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The January transfer window may seem like a distant memory, but that doesn't mean the rumour mill has shut down! Speculation over summer moves is heating up so check out the latest gossip below, and see all official deals here.


Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is becoming "increasingly frustrated" by his lack of game time at Old Trafford, Sky Sports reports, with Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund both potential destinations if he decides to move.

Henderson, 23, made his reputation following an impressive two years on loan at Sheffield United during which time they were promoted from the Championship and then finished ninth in their first season in the Premier League.

The England international returned to Old Trafford this season with hopes of pushing David de Gea as the club's first choice, but has so far made just three Premier League appearances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.

According to Sky, Henderson wants to remain at his boyhood club but will not stay if it means another season as second choice. That could open the way for Spurs, whose No. 1 and club captain Hugo Lloris is out of contract in 2022 and has been heavily linked with interest from Paris Saint Saint-Germain, while Henderson's willingness to move abroad if necessary makes Dortmund another potential destination.

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22.09 GMT: Crystal Palace left-back Patrick van Aanholt is in the final year of his contract and could be set to make a move to a bigger club.

Football Insider understands that the Netherlands international, 30, has been in talks with an unnamed Champions League side over a pre-contract. Van Aanholt and Palace have been unable to agree to a fresh contract and given he is in the final six months of his deal, the Dutchman is free to hold discussions with overseas clubs.

Van Aanholt has made 126 appearances since joining the Eagles in 2017 and has been one of the club's standout performers under Roy Hodgson.

21.37 GMT: The Vancouver Whitecaps are closing in on a loan deal for Sporting CP defender Bruno Gaspar, according to Portuguese outlet SIC Noticias.

The Canadian side are currently in negotiations with Sporting on a deal that would initially be a loan but would include a €1.75 million option to buy. The 27-year-old right-back has spent time at Benfica, Vitoria Guimaraes, Fiorentina, Olympiakos and Sporting. Vancouver have also been linked with Portugal-based Otavio (Porto) and Benfica's Chiquinho in recent months.

21.00 GMT: Liverpool just signed two defenders but could another be on the way?

Italian outlet Tuttosport, via SportWitness suggests that Jurgen Klopp could return for Torino defender Gleison Bremer, who reportedly impressed Klopp back in 2018. The report claims that Klopp asked the Reds to sign the Brazilian in 2018 and that the club have never stopped tracking the 23-year-old. Torino reportedly are keen to hold onto to Bremer but understand that a club the size of Liverpool could tempt the Brazilian centre-back.

20.04 GMT: Derby della Madonnina rivals are both being linked with Lille winger Jonathan Ikone, Calciomercato claims.

The ex-PSG man has impressed this season for Ligue 1 leaders Lille with four goals and three assists and is still just 22 years of age. The France international is currently valued at just under €30 million by

19.27 GMT: The Portland Thorns have signed USWNT stars Lindsey Horan and Crystal Dunn to contract extensions.

The pair of former NWSL MVPs are currently on duty with the U.S. at the SheBelieves Cup and have signed new three-year deals with the club.

"Lindsey and Crystal are key pillars to our future," Thorns coach Mark Parsons told the club's website.

"Their role on and off the field is crucial to our identity and the collective goals of the club. I am inspired by their dedication to the team and our vision to take this important step forward as a club."

18.36 GMT: Are Man United eyeing Fiorentina's Nikola Milenkovic to be Harry Maguire's long-term partner at centre-back?

Journalist Constantin Eckner understands that the Serbian is a target for United with his quality -- and affordable price tag of around £30 million -- both attractive to the Red Devils. The 23-year-old is in the midst of his third season as a starter in Serie A, and at six-foot-five, is a weapon on set pieces and possesses the versatility to play right-back.

Man United's biggest competition for Milenkovic could come from Borussia Dortmund, who according to Sky Sports reporters Max Bielefeld and Marc Behrenbeck, could be in for the centre-back. Behrenbeck claims that Milenkovic is "One of Borussia Dortmund's top candidates. Has already made contact."

17.59 GMT: Huddersfield Town have signed free agent striker Yaya Sanogo, yes, that one, for the rest of the season.

The Frenchman, now 28, has bounced around since debuting for Arsenal at 20 -- playing with Crystal Palace, Ajax, Charlton and Toulouse. The striker scored three goals last season in Ligue 1 for Toulouse and joins a Huddersfield Town side that sit 19th and are in the relegation battle in the Championship.

"He's been at some big clubs in his career and comes having most recently played in a top European league," said Huddersfield Head of Football Operations Leigh Bromby.

"We were looking for a player who can have a real impact for us this season and we believe he fits the bill."

17.10 GMT: Everton have signed star left-back Lucas Digne to a contract extension through 2025.

The Frenchman, 27, has been a standout for the Toffees since arriving from Barcelona in 2018, and has Everton in the race for the top four.

"The fans made me feel at home from the beginning, they showed me big love and created a song for me," Digne told evertontv.

"It is something I really appreciate and it is very important for me to keep the stability. "We have a big project with the Club and can reach something very good at the end of this season and for the next few years. "I want to play in Europe and Everton is the best place to do that. "

16.18 GMT: Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has said he feels at "home" in Italy amid links with interest from Manchester City.

The Daily Telegraph reported last month that the Premier League leaders are considering a move for Lukaku in the summer, when Sergio Aguero's contract is due to expire.

Former Manchester United striker Lukaku was asked by a Red Devils fans "when are you coming home?" during a Twitter Q&A on Tuesday, to which the 27-year-old replied: "I am home right now."

Lukaku has scored 40 goals in 58 Serie A appearances since joining Inter last season, and his strike in Sunday's 3-0 win over AC Milan helped propel Antonio Conte's side the the top of the table (stream the replay on ESPN+ in the U.S.).

15.29 GMT: Ajax forward Quincy Promes is set to complete a return Spartak Moscow before the Russian transfer deadline, sources have told ESPN.

Promes won the 2016-17 Russian Premier League title during his four years with Spartak, before leaving for Sevilla in 2018. The Netherlands international joined Ajax a year later, where he has scored 18 league goals in 39 appearances.

Sources have told ESPN that the 29-year-old has already travelled to Moscow with a view to completing a transfer for a fee that could rise to €11m.

The Russian transfer window closes on Wednesday.

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14.44 GMT: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is still in touch with Erling Haaland and has refused to rule out the possibility of bringing the striker to Manchester United in the future.

Solskjaer, who worked with Haaland at Molde, missed out on the Norway international when he chose to sign for Borussia Dortmund from RB Salzburg in January 2020. But Dortmund are facing a battle to qualify for next season's Champions League after slipping off the pace in the Bundesliga, raising the possibility Haaland could be allowed to leave as early as this summer.

"When you have had kids and players through as a coach, you follow them and I keep in touch with Erling," Solskjaer said. "It's great to see him become the player he has become and [how] he works to improve all the time. He's a Dortmund player -- we just wish him well there and let's see what life will bring later on."

Haaland, who has scored 43 goals in 43 games for Dortmund, has a release clause in his contract that can be activated from June 2022. The 20-year-old has a host of admirers and even though he could not be convinced to move to Old Trafford a year ago, Solskjaer has left the door open.

"You know I can't speak about Erling, he's with Borussia Dortmund and it's disrespectful to talk about it apart from I know him and speak to him," he said. "Who wasn't interested in him a year ago? Everybody would say you take the best players in the world."

13.56 GMT: Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says he is settled at the club again and wants to stay until at least the end of his current contract.

Xhaka has previously admitted he was close to leaving the club in January 2020 following a bitter exchange with fans during a match against Crystal Palace, with a move to German club Hertha Berlindiscussed before a late change of heart.

The Switzerland international has a contract with Arsenal until 2023 and having started 21 of the club's 25 Premier League games this season, Xhaka now sees his long-term future in north London.

"If I'm honest, I always saw myself at this club," he said. "I didn't come to this club for two years, three years, I came here for long-term. You never know what happens with football.

"What happened with the fans one year ago nobody was thinking I would still be here speaking to you guys.

"But it is part of football, things are happen, you are very surprised but the good thing is how you come back and I think I came back very good, very strong of course with help from the team, the coach and the club -- that made it easier.

"Everyone knows my contract after this season is two seasons more and I am very happy at the moment at the club so let's see what happens."

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12.48 GMT: Premier League high-flyers West Ham will not listen to bids below £100m for midfielder Declan Rice, according to talkSPORT.

Rice, 22, has been ever-present for the Hammers in the Premier League this season as they sit fourth in the table after 25 matches.

The England international is a long-term target for Chelsea, where he came through the youth ranks, and is also of interest to Manchester United.

West Ham's co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan will not countenance any offer for less than a nine-figure transfer fee, talkSPORT reports.

11.51 GMT: Paris Saint-Germain have made a contract offer to Real Madrid target David Alaba, according to reports in Germany.

Alaba confirmed last week that he intends to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season when his contract expires after failing to agree a new deal with the European champions.

Sources told ESPN's James Olley earlier this month that Real Madrid are favourites to sign the Austria international when he becomes a free agent in the summer.

However, Sky Deutschland and German outlet Bild both report that PSG have entered the fray, making a firm offer to Alaba after he held talks with the French club's president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Both reports note that the Bernabeu remains Alaba's preferred destination.

10:46 GMT: Manchester United have committed midfielder Hayley Ladd to a two-year contract with an option to extend for another year, the club announced on Wednesday.

Ladd, 27, joined United in July 2019 and has made 39 appearances in all competitions since then. She was named United's Women's Player of the Year at the end of the 2019-20 season, United's first year in the Women's Super League

"When I first came to United, I knew I would be part of an ambitious group of players and staff and that mindset has only grown stronger over the last couple of years," Ladd said in a statement. "We have an exciting time ahead of us and I know that if we continue to put the work in, day in, day out, then we can achieve our goals."

United manager Casey Stoney added: "Her style of play brings a calmness to our midfield and the relationship she has on the pitch with the players around her is invaluable.

"Hayley is also a great character who works very hard and is always willing to learn and improve in everything she does. It's fantastic to see her continue her journey with the club."

10.07 GMT: The agent of Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, Mino Raiola, is aware that he has one one of Europe's hottest talents on his books, and that all of Europe's elite clubs would like to sign his client.

"It is obvious that everybody is looking at Erling as one of those potential new future stars because it's so difficult to do what he does at his age at his level," Raiola told BBC Sport..

"He will be one of the future stars of the next decade because we see that stars such as [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, [Cristiano] Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi are coming to an age where everyone asks themselves: 'How long can we still enjoy them?' So everyone is looking for the new generation.

"Only a maximum of 10 clubs can afford to buy [Haaland] and give the platform you would like after you've been in Dortmund... and four of those clubs are in [England].

"I don't think there's a sports director or trainer in the world who would say 'not interested'. It's like saying: 'Is there a Formula 1 team who would not be interested in having Lewis Hamilton?'"

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09.21 GMT: Arsenal have opened talks with young prospect Miguel Azeez over a new long-term contract, The Sun reports.

Azeez, 18, has only made one first-team appearance, but with his current contract expiring this summer the Gunners are keen to hang on to him.

The midfielder came on as a late substitute in Arsenal's 4-2 win at Dundlak in the Europa League in December, following three appearances for the under-21 side in the EFL Trophy which included scoring the winning goal at Crawley Town.

08.30 GMT: Juan Mata is out of contract in the summer, and The Sun reports that a host of clubs are queueing up to sign the Manchester United star on a free transfer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a 12-month option on the Spaniard but that clause is yet to be triggered.

AS Roma, Inter Milan and Juventus are all said to be interested if Mata becomes available.

Mata, 32, has been at Old Trafford for seven years after joining the club from Chelsea but has fallen out of favour this season with only eight starts.


Silva could have chance to join United

Manchester United could see Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva become available to them in the summer if Edinson Cavani leaves the club.

That's according to the Sun, which believes that Frankfurt's pursuit of Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic could see Silva move on in an effort to raise the necessary funds.

Agent Jorge Mendes is behind the deal and he's hoping Silva's form, in which he's scored 18 goals in 20 appearances and who is second only to Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga, will appeal to United.

Silva has been linked with a move to England before, in 2017, when he left FC Porto to sign for AC Milan for £32 million.

Silva could return a transfer fee of £30m in today's climate, which would go some way to Frankfurt securing Jovic, who left Frankfurt for Madrid for £51m in 2019. Yet Silva's movements appear to depend on whether or not United extend Cavani's stay for another year at Old Trafford.

Chelsea working behind scenes to land Haaland

Agent Mino Raiola has been busy explaining which clubs he feels could afford striker Erling Haaland, but Eurosport believes Chelsea are working behind the scenes to steal a march on their rivals and land football's most-wanted attacker.

The outlet says that Chelsea have been liaising with figures close to Haaland to prove that Chelsea is a project worth joining when he feels ready to depart Borussia Dortmund.

The Blues hierarchy also feel the appointment of Thomas Tuchel could aid their cause, and they're hoping to make a move at a time when many of their opponents are facing financial uncertainty.

Chelsea will face fierce competition from the likes of Real Madrid, Liverpool and the two Manchester clubs, but they are keen to land a big-name striker this summer.

Dortmund could be forced to let Haaland leave a year before a clause is triggered in his contract, if they finish outside of the European spots.

Everton join Bayern, Man Utd in Aarons interest

Norwich City full-back Max Aarons is a wanted man this summer, and Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano suggests that Everton have joined a race already involving Bayern Munich and Manchester United for the defender's signature.

Carlo Ancelotti is in the market for a new right-back, says Romano, and Aarons continues to impress the Italian. Current Everton right-back Seamus Coleman is now 30 and has spent several weeks on the sidelines, which is why a right-sided full-back is top of Ancelotti's wish list.

However, the Toffees boss might have his work cut out, with Bayern Munich already said to be in contact with Norwich officials.

Aarons is considered one of the top stars in the Championship and Norwich will be hoping they can keep their star man if they can secure an immediate return to the Premier League.

The 21-year-old's contract runs out in 2024, though, which could mean whoever wants him will need to spend big to get him away from Carrow Road.


- West Ham United will likely try and sign Jesse Lingard on a permanent deal from Manchester United, such has been his impact at the London stadium, but Eurosport believes Leicester City are also monitoring the situation. Lingard has scored three goals in four matches for the Hammers and so could be on the radar of several clubs, not least Manchester United who may want to bring Lingard back to Old Trafford to replace Juan Mata.

- Robert Lewandowski continues to score goals at alarming regularity in Germany, but when it comes to his next move he isn't ruling out a switch to MLS, according to an interview with CBS Sports. The Polish international admitted that he has seen several compatriots make the move to America from Europe, and that the standard of the game is increasing every year. However, for now, he admits he's focused on Bayern.